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Chitra High Value Fellowship, India: Science and Technology

Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology (SCTIMST), Thiruvananthapuram is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to Product Development, Research & Teaching and its Biomedical Technology Wing is in search of highly qualified and well proven Scientists & Engineers, possessing consistently good academic record with clear potential for high quality R&D work.

Scholarship Application Deadline: There is no dead line for the applications, and will be accepted till the vacancies are filled.

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C V Raman International Fellowship for African Researchers 2011, India: Science and Technology

Department of Science & Technology, Government of India, has initiated C V Raman International Fellowship for African Researchers under new Science & Technology initiative to promote scientific cooperation with Africa. This prestigious fellowship is aimed at further strengthening the bond between Indian & African nations through Science & Technology collaboration. This fellowship is a follow up action of the new Science & Technology initiative for African countries announced at the highest level during the India-Africa Forum Summit of April 2008.

The objective of the C V Raman International Fellowship is to provide opportunities to African researchers to conduct, under the guidance of their host in India, collaborative research with leading research groups in universities and other Indian institutions in various areas of Science & Technology.
Types and number of fellowships offered
Each African country will have 8 slots of fellowship totaling approximately 416 fellowships under this programme.
(a) Post Doctoral Fellowship – Duration 6 months. Maximum 2 fellowships of 6 months duration each or one fellowship thereof subject to total 12 man-months.
(b) Visiting fellowship – Duration 3 months. Maximum 3 fellowships
(c) Senior Fellowship – Duration 1 month. Maximum 3 fellowships

Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) is the Coordinating Partner for C V Raman International Fellowship. FICCI, on behalf of Department of Science & Technology, invites applications from African researchers for the award of C V Raman International Fellowship to conduct research in Indian research laboratories/institutes in chosen areas of Science & Technology.

Scholarship Application Deadline: July 31, 2011

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Master’s and PhD Positions in the Intelligent Systems Laboratory at Pukyong National University, Korea

We will have two positions open (for Master and/or Ph.D students) in the Intelligent Systems Laboratory, Department of Chemical Engineering, at Pukyong National University available from September 1st, 2011. The students will be involved in one of my projects – (1) the development of novel chemometric methods based on Near-Infrared/Mid-Infrared spectroscopy regarding biofuel production and (2) Modeling of biofuel production processes,related economic analysis, and process optimization. The scopes of projects are as follows:
(1) Development of soft-sensor for estimation of biomass feedstock compositions Development of monitoring system for biofuel production
Development of statistical quality control methods for biofuel products
(2) Process modeling of biochemical conversion of biomass using process simulatorsTechno-economic analysis of biofuel production
Integration of biofuel production processes using numerical optimization
These projects are supported by Korean governments, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology and Ministry of Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.
The successful candidates for both positions will have a strong background in statistics/mathematics and computer programming (C++ and/or MATLAB). In addition,familiarity with commercial/academic software (Simca P, Aspen plus/HYSYS) would be advantage. They also will be fluent in English, have good writing and communication skills, and have reasonable laboratory experience. A master/Ph.D student will receive a monthly stipend plus tuition fee.
Interested applicants should submit a detailed CV, a brief statement of research interests and experience, relevant publications, and letters of recommendation.

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